Black Leadership, Partisan Politics & Social Activism - DAY 1

February 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University

The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora is pleased to announce a two-day Black History Month Symposium to be held at York University on February 8 and 9, 2019.

The Black Leadership, Partisan Politics & Social Activism symposium will bring together community leaders, activists, academics and students to discuss the limitations and possibilities of political representation and social activism for advancing Black communities.

The symposium will open with a reception and a conversation with David Austin and Amoaba Gooden on the evening of Feb. 8. The conversation will be facilitated by Professor Tamari Kitossa. The reception takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Martin Family Lounge, Accolade East Building.

Day 2 on Saturday, February 9th will feature two panel conversations with invited community activists and organizers.

Space is limited. Please RSVP here.

Black History Month 2019 event poster